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Motel 6 Albert Lea

2019 East Main Street, Albert Lea, MN 56007 (Formerly Magnuson Hotel - Albert Lea)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has the bare minimums. It was all I needed for the night. Clean, reasonable rate, friendly staff, and easy access. If you have an upper floor there was no elevator. I was on a motorcycle and they suggested I could park right outside the front door. They provided old towels for me to use to clean up my... More 

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Streamwood, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made reservations day of arrival (which should have been my first clue as it was Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and all other hotels were sold out) and I needed to make reservations for 3 rooms. Man at front desk was not nice at all. Motel smelled like urine. Our room door was open, my husband went in to make sure... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Albert Lea, responded to this review

Crystal, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rate policies and the inconveniences you experienced. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. Our staff aims to provide... More 

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Alpena, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We usually stay at Super 8, but figured 'how much different could this be? Same price range'. So wrong! Stayed in room 115 on July 17th. Nearly tripped, upon entering the room, because of buckled laminate flooring (see pic & video). One side of the mattress had a crater(see pic) Furniture, table & bureau, were falling apart. Bathroom door would... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Albert Lea, responded to this review

Rhonda, Thank you for posting your review. The service concerns you describe are not characteristic of the level of service our colleagues strive to provide, and we apologize your stay was unsatisfactory. Please know the conditions you experienced in your room are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We are committed to delivering a clean,... More 

Peru, Illinois
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Rooms seemed clean, the bed was ridiculous. See photo. We requested to be moved to a different room. The clerk said there were no other options because he was "full". We couldn't tell by the empty parking lot. A lot of shady people roaming the property. We got a refund after waiting for the clerk to finish paperwork (10 mins)... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Albert Lea, responded to this review

Erin, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the bed comfort issues and the safety concerns you experienced. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help us provide... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

When I checked in I told him I preferred upstairs, he puts me in the basement. at 11 o'clock at night I'm tired I take a shower and I get into bed only to find that it smells like the mattress is mildewed. I couldn't take the smell so I had him put me in another room which was just... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Albert Lea, responded to this review

Mark, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable room and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Room was clean and had everything we needed. Got it for $15 cheaper on motel6.com than hotels.com! Plenty of large vehicle parking in back and a Burger King with playroom right next door! Knob on tub faucet had a sign that said "pull" to turn on....not put your back into it! Special note....this place is riddled with stairs! Our big... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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96 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Clean, decent, no major issues, cheaper than a lot of the local competition. Allows pets on smoking floor...no extra charge. Modern enough feel. Flat screen TV in the room. Beds were fine. Pull down under the faucet to get the shower to work.

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were over charged first off, tried to tell the owner I can get a cheaper rate on their website, he argued with me that he just changed his rate. He couldn't understand that he should honor his rates on his website. That should have been my sign! The heat to the room was shut off, so the room temp... More 

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Elk, Washington
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49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I am a transporter and have a need for a nice room and quiet place to sleep and above all, room to park a large RV. This motel is great, brand new and they did a great job designing it to fit our needs. The staff was great and friendly. Highly recommend this one.!!

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Culver, Minnesota, United States
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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stay at this property at least twice a year and this trip, we spent a week there. The prices are reasonable, the rooms are clean, and the folks who manage this place are very helpful. It is a Motel 6 so you do not have all the amenities but it is quiet, the beds are comfy, there are restaurants... More 

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